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BTH3800

Faculty of Science

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Monash University Handbook 2010 Undergraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 0 (NATIONAL PRIORITY), 0.125 EFTSL

LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Science
OfferedNot offered in 2010
Coordinator(s)Dr Chua Tock Hing

Synopsis

This unit examines the methods and protocols of bioinformatics, genomes, DNA and protein sequence analyses. Topics covered include methods of information retrieval from various internet databases; bioinformatics softwares, data entry of bioinformatics information, computer modelling of macromolecules, and functional genomics.

Objectives

To understand information content and its flow in the biological systems, and the processes related to the flow; to learn to use bioinformatics software and computer models; to learn to analyse and interpret simple bioinformation data sets; to understand theoretical basis of mining bioinformation.

Assessment

Practical reports 35%,+ Mid-semester Test 15%,+ Final Examination 50%

Contact hours

2 hours of lectures, 2 hours practical and 1 hour tutorial per week

Prerequisites

BTH2746 or GEN2041

Prohibitions

BMS2062